Lifestyles of the Rich (and Poor) & Feudal – pt. 1 (Medieval Mondays #4c)

Some wonderful articles on this blog for those of you who, like me, love to read about medieval times.

A Frame Around Infinity

Medieval fealty

The medieval times, we’re well aware, hardly boasted an equal society.

Rather, the feudal system saw a single, all-powerful monarch as ruler of everyone and everything; a couple handfuls of earls or other magnates – direct liegemen of the king – below that; many more subinfeudated lords of lesser nobility below the magnates, sometimes two or three levels down; and finally, at the lowest levels of society, the non-noble peasants who held land in exchange for their labour upon it in producing their lord’s food.

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